[EM] STV and weighted positional methods

Jonathan Lundell jlundell at pobox.com
Sat Jan 31 11:17:27 PST 2009

On Jan 30, 2009, at 6:57 PM, Kathy Dopp wrote:

> 4. use a method that does not require computer programs that are so
> complex that they are considered to be of exponential runtime to run
> and so difficult to accurately write that so far not one US vendor has
> written an accurate one (unlike in IRV/STV)

Writing an IRV counter of exponential runtime strikes me as a  
requiring spectacular incompetence. Not that I'd entirely discount  
that possibility, but I have to say that even vendors of US voting  
equipment aren't that dumb.

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